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Active and Inactive Committees of Edmonton's City Council.

Active Committees

City Council
City Council Public Hearings Mandate

Statutory meetings, which hear from members of the public related to land use and taxation bylaws and charter bylaws. 

City Council Mandate

The ultimate decision-making body for the City of Edmonton and its mandate encompasses all of the topics discussed at the Standing Committees.


Edmonton's City Council is made up of 1 Mayor and 12 Councillors that represent each ward. 

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Audit Committee

Assists Council in fulfilling its responsibilities by reviewing reports from the City Auditor, external auditor and Administration relating to financial statements, enterprise risk management, internal controls, fraud, misconduct and policy compliance. The City Auditor's reports focus on compliance, controls, efficiency, effectiveness and economy of City operations.


October 24, 2017 to October 2021 Inaugural Meeting

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Citizen Members

Audit Committee includes two citizens with extensive background in financial accountability in large organizations. Citizen members of Audit Committee can serve a maximum of eight years.

Chris Burrows holds Bachelor degrees in Science and Commerce from the University of Alberta, a Master of Accounting degree from the University of Saskatchewan, and a Master of Arts degree from Gonzaga University.  He is a Chartered Accountant, a Certified Professional in Human Resources and is an accredited ICD.D director by the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Owen Edmondson is a graduate of the University of Alberta, where he completed his MBA and Bachelor of Science degree. He is a Certified General Accountant and completed the advanced executive program at the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

City Manager and City Auditor Performance Evaluation Committee

Makes recommendations to Council regarding the annual performance goals and performance results of the City Manager and the City Auditor.


October 24, 2017 to October 2021 Inaugural Meeting

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City Manager Recruitment Committee

The City Manager Recruitment Committee's mandate was to provide oversight to the recruitment process and approve the processes that will be followed to recruit a new City Manager.


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Code of Conduct Sub-Committee

Approves public engagement and work plans necessary for the development of the Council Code of Conduct and related items, and to review drafts and provide necessary direction to complete such items prior to recommending final drafts to Council Services Committee.


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Community and Public Services Committee

Delivery of City services, including: neighbourhoods and communities; social development; recreational activities and facilities; cultural and social programs and activities; emergency services; and municipal enforcement.


July 1, 2020, to October 2021 Inaugural meeting 

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Council Services Committee

Oversight of all Councillors' offices, excluding the Office of the Mayor.


October 24, 2017 to October 2021 Inaugural Meeting

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Emergency Advisory Committee

Reviews the Municipal Emergency Plan, and related plans and programs on a regular basis and has specific powers delegated to it in the event of a local emergency, as outlined in the Bylaw 19091. 

Executive Committee

Financial and corporate issues, including: governance, communications and public engagement; City budgets; City business, financial and economic management; City personnel matters; assessment and taxation; information technology; intergovernmental affairs; financial and economic issues related to real estate and housing; and implementation of City infrastructure projects. 


July 1, 2020, to October 2021 Inaugural meeting 

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Inter-municipal and Regional Development Committee

Regional development, including: the development of a stronger collaborative framework between the City and adjacent municipalities; intergovernmental affairs as they relate to regional development; and annexation-related items.


October 24, 2017 to October 2021 Inaugural Meeting

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Urban Planning Committee

Sustainable City planning, including: growth, development and management of the urban form; urban transportation; infrastructure; parks; municipal reserve; environmental, housing and real estate planning; and community engagement for urban planning matters.


July 1, 2020, to October 2021 Inaugural meeting 

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Utility Committee

To make recommendations to Council regarding the rates, governance, policies and operations of all municipal public utilities and non-municipal public utilities. 


October 24, 2017 to October 2021 Inaugural Meeting

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Inactive Committees

Annexation Negotiating Committee

The Annexation Negotiating Committee expired 30 days after the date on which the Negotiating Reports were provided to the Municipal Government Board.


The Annexation Negotiating Committee represented Council's position in annexation negotiations with Leduc County and the Town of Beaumont.

Agenda and Minutes

June 14, 2014 Agenda

Council Members

First appointed on May 28, 2014, term expired at pleasure.

  • Mayor Don Iveson
  • Councillor Bryan Anderson
  • Councillor Ed Gibbons
  • Councillor Michael Walters

Municipal Government Act

LRT Governance Board

The LRT Governance Board has completed its mandate and held its final meeting on April 14, 2016. The LRT Governance Board Bylaw expired on May 5, 2016.


The LRT Governance Board’s mandate was to approve the terms of the City’s RFP, including the form and content of the P3 Agreement for the LRT project.


The LRT Governance Board provided oversight of the Light Rail Public Transportation System project in Edmonton. This means the procurement, development, design and construction of the Southeast and West LRT.

Agendas and Meetings

April 14, 2016 Agenda 

April 14, 2016 Minutes

February 23, 2016 Agenda

February 23, 2016 Minutes

November 25, 2015 Agenda 

November 25, 2015 Minutes

November 9, 2015 Agenda (Special)

November 9, 2015 Minutes (Special)

September 4, 2015 Agenda (Special)

September 4, 2015 Minutes (Special)

August 26, 2015 Agenda  

August 26, 2015 Minutes

July 9, 2015 Agenda 

July 9, 2015 Minutes

May 11, 2015 Agenda 

May 11, 2015 Minutes

March 2, 2015 Agenda  

March 2, 2015 Minutes

December 16, 2014 Minutes

September 9, 2014 Minutes

August 6, 2014 Minutes

June 19, 2014 Minutes

April 17, 2014 Minutes

March 25, 2014 Minutes

February 4, 2014 Minutes

November 26, 2013 Minutes

October 23, 2013 Minutes

October 8, 2013 Minutes

September 17, 2013 Minutes

June 25, 2013 Minutes

May 21, 2013 Minutes

March 19, 2013 Minutes

February 5, 2013 Minutes

December 18, 2012 Minutes

Citizen Members

First appointed on October 2, 2012, term expired at pleasure.

  • Tracey Ball
  • Kate Chisholm
  • Don Hickey (Vice-Chair)
  • Ivan Ing
  • Al Maurer (Chair)

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